Art and the Search for Identity


by Tom Hamil 1970

Mr. Hamil, a graduate student at the University of Washington, here discusses how artists and children seek out forms through which to express their experiences and how symbolization makes such expression possible. Focusing particularly on visual symbols, he opens vistas on the kind of environments which "respect the expression of the learner." As he sees it, respect of this kind springs from regard for the "worthy existence" of every living child.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 71 Number 3, 1970, p. 463-468
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1726, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 10:09:43 AM

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